News Flash

October 09, 2015, Friday
  • Police detective shoots dead a hostage-taker who took control of a bus along Taft Ave. corner Pedro Gil in Manila. 15 hours ago |
  • Coloma says Pres. Aquino cannot yet certify as urgent the proposed BBL since it is still in the period of interpellation. 16 hours ago |
  • Arroyo to file her COC next week as she intends to run for 3rd & final term in Pampanga’s 2nd district. 16 hours ago |
  • Sen. Angara says both Senate & House are trying to find a ‘win-win solution’ for bill seeking to lower income tax. 16 hours ago |
  • Arroyo asks Sandiganbayan for permission to avail of some medical procedures in St. Luke’s QC from Oct. 21 to 22. 16 hours ago |
  • Rep. Arroyo asks Sandiganbayan to allow her to go through some medical tests not available at VMMC. 16 hours ago |
  • Policeman killed in an ambush in Marawi City on Wednesday night. 20 hours ago |
  • Comelec & Smartmatic-TIM to hold review of source code for 2016 elections in the first week of Jan. 2016 21 hours ago |
  • Arroyo to file new petition for bail at Sandiganbayan & will use UN Working Group’s report as basis. 21 hours ago |
  • DOJ cites US-PH Mutual Defense Treaty as basis for participation of U.S. troops in Mamasapano operation. 21 hours ago |
  • DOJ says U.S. troops who participated in Oplan Exodus did not violate the PH constitution. 21 hours ago |
  • DOJ says U.S. troops’ participation in Mamasapano clash was limited to intelligence work & monitoring & not actual combat. 21 hours ago |
  • DOJ confirms U.S. troops’ participation in Oplan Exodus launched the Mamasapano operations last Jan. 25. 21 hours ago |
  • Palace does not see Enrile’s call for full plenary debates on Mamasapano encounter as an attack vs. Aquino gov’t. 21 hours ago |
  • Singer and comedienne Elizabeth Ramsey passes away at 83. 21 hours ago |
  • Businessman Cedric Lee pays P 20K bail at Court of Tax Appeals in connection with the tax evasion case filed vs. him by DOJ. 21 hours ago |
  • Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile says the death of SAF 44 must not be taken lightly. 21 hours ago |
  • Sen. Enrile seeks a full plenary discussion on the Senate committee report on Mamasapano encounter. 22 hours ago |
  • Justice Sec. Leila de Lima says they have legal basis to detain Pampanga Rep. Gloria Arroyo. 22 hours ago |
  • Sen. Miriam Santiago says some society leaders are urging her to run for president & she can rise to the occasion. 22 hours ago |
  • DOJ: No witnesses that can identify who killed the 9 Seaborne Commandos that attacked suspected Malaysian terrorist Marwan’s hut. 22 hours ago |
  • DOJ: 9 Seaborne Commandos who attacked Marwan’s hut were killed in an area away from cornfield in Tukanalipao where 35 SAF members died. 22 hours ago |
  • DOJ: No respondents can be charged for the death of 9 members of 84th Seaborne Commandos who attacked Marwan’s hut during Mamasapano clash 22 hours ago |
  • 5-man UN Working Group urges PH gov’t to review Arroyo’s bail petition based on int’l human rights standards. 22 hours ago |
  • UN Working Group cites international law as basis for finding Arroyo’s continued detention illegal. 22 hours ago |
  • UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention declares Arroyo’s detention at VMMC arbitrary & illegal. 23 hours ago |
  • Magnitude 4.7 earthquake hits Masbate & parts of Sorsogon. 23 hours ago |
  • 1 person dies & 3 are rescued as boat capsizes in Taal Lake in Talisay, Batangas. 23 hours ago |
  • Armed men abduct an Italian in Dipolog City. 23 hours ago |
  • Road mishap involving a truck & 9 motorcycles occurs at Commonwealth Ave near Tandang Sora flyover in QC. 23 hours ago |
  • Fire in Barangay Lipunan, Quezon City now under control. 23 hours ago |
  • UN: GMA jailing flouts int’l law

    UN: GMA jailing flouts int’l...

    A UNITED Nations panel has ruled that the Philippine government violated international law and deprived former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo of her human rights by her continued detention, which it described as arbitrary, illegal and politically motivated. The UN Working Committee on...
  • Tolentino resigns, ends bid for senate

    Tolentino resigns, ends bid for...

    METRO Manila Development Authority Chairman Francis Tolentino announced his resignation  Wednesday, few days after he came under fire for doing nothing to stop a female dance group from simulating sex acts on stage after a Liberal Party event in Laguna. He also asked the Liberal Party to drop his name...
  • Awash in money

    Awash in money

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    THE bulk of the P44 billion in Bottom-up-Budgeting or BuB funds has been allotted to traditional bailiwicks of President Benigno Aquino III and the ruling Liberal Party’s standard bearer Manuel Roxas II, such as Central Luzon, Panay and Cebu, Kabataan Rep. Terry Ridon said  Tuesday. “A closer...
  • Bongbong for VP

    Bongbong for VP

    Marcos nixes teamup with Binay, will join Duterte

    SENATOR Ferdinand Marcos Jr. declared Monday he will run for vice president in 2016 and will support Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte if he decides to run for President. In a statement posted on his website, Marcos also ruled out a team-up with presidential aspirant Vice President Jejomar Binay because of...
  • Charges eyed vs MMDA chairman

    Charges eyed vs MMDA chairman

    THE women’s rights group Gabriela said Sunday it is considering filing charges against Metro Manila Development Authority chairman Francis Tolentino and Laguna Rep. Benjamin Agarao over a lewd dance performance last week at the congressman’s 58th birthday party following a Liberal Party oathtaking...

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